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Homewood is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Homewood is 41.557N. The longitude is -87.665W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,348.
Upon incorporation in 1893, after the community's name had changed multiple times, the issue of naming the community was finally settled.
In the early 1900s, suburban trains brought golfers from Chicago to play at local country clubs
Sections below provide additional information and links about Homewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60422 ZIP code.
18% of Homewood residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homewood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homewood was $26,074, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Homewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Homewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $669. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,319.
Libraries in Homewood include Homewood Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homewood political report.
The average commute time for Homewood workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Homewood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Homewood include Ramada Inn.
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